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WWII vet gets Bronze Star he earned more than 70 years ago.

CRANSTON, R.I. " A World War II veteran who was formally presented with the Bronze Star he earned more than 70 years ago is quick to point out that all of the men he fought with deserve credit.U.S. Sen. Jack Reed hosted a medal...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Ex-Rhode Island House speaker begins stay at halfway house.

A former Rhode Island House speaker is beginning his stay at a halfway house in Pawtucket after more than two years behind bars.

- FOX News - US

Ex-Rhode Island House speaker begins stay at halfway house.

- Townhall.com - US

Researchers to study chemical contamination of US waters.

SOUTH KINGSTOWN, R.I. — University of Rhode Island and Harvard University professors are collaborating through a new research center to study chemicals that have contaminated water at sites nationwide.

- Yahoo! News - US

Sport institute head seeks release during conviction appeal.

A former boxing promoter, ex-college basketball coach and founder of a Rhode Island-based sport institute who was convicted of embezzlement is seeking to be released from prison while he awaits the outcome of his appeal.

- FOX News - US

Workers to try to pull mysterious circular object from beach.

By Andrew Banks Workers have begun the task of pulling a mysterious circular object lodged on a Rhode Island beach in the US.The unidentified sunken object is puzzling beachgoers, particularly at low tide when it becomes more...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Researchers to study chemical contamination of US waters.

University of Rhode Island and Harvard University professors are collaborating through a new research center to study chemicals that have contaminated water at sites nationwide.

- PhysOrg - NL

Researchers to study chemical contamination of US waters.

SOUTH KINGSTOWN, R.I. — University of Rhode Island and Harvard University professors are collaborating through a new research center to study chemicals that have contaminated water at sites nationwide.

- Billings Gazette - US

Workers to try to pull mysterious circular object from beach.

WESTERLY, R.I. — A tree removal company will try to uproot a mysterious object with steel legs that is lodged on a Rhode Island beach.

- Billings Gazette - US

Researchers to study chemical contamination of US waters.

SOUTH KINGSTOWN, R.I. " University of Rhode Island and Harvard University professors are collaborating through a new research center to study chemicals that have contaminated water at sites nationwide.The chemicals, called...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Ex-Rhode Island House Speaker being moved to halfway house.

A former Rhode Island House Speaker will soon be transferred to a halfway house in Pawtucket after more than two years behind bars.

- FOX News - US

Police try out new database for documenting opioid overdoses

PROVIDENCE, R.I. " Police in Massachusetts are testing a new database for documenting opioid overdoses they hope will help departments share information in real time and get people into treatment.The database was developed...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Police try out new database for documenting opioid overdoses

PROVIDENCE, R.I. — Police in Massachusetts are testing a new database for documenting opioid overdoses they hope will help departments share information in real time and get people into treatment.

- Billings Gazette - US

Billy Bragg's Diary: would Harry Potter have voted for Brexit?

He just looks like a Tory. Fort Adams is a former US army outpost, built in the mid-19th century to defend the approaches to Narragansett Bay and the strategic city of Newport, which was established on the isle from which the state of Rhode Island takes its name. For one weekend in July, the fort – now a state park – ...

- New Statesman - UK

The Latest: Deadline extended in fight over US synagogue

PROVIDENCE, R.I. " The Latest on a case involving the ownership of the nation's oldest synagogue :6:30 p.m.A lawyer for the nation's oldest synagogue says a judge has extended the deadline to file a rehearing...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Laundered money: Hospital worker returns $9,100 that flew out of dryer

A worker at a Rhode Island hospital is earning praise for what he did with money that was literally laundered.Steven Ledo, a 19-year employee of ...

- The Japan Times - JP

Hospital laundry worker earns praise for returning $9,100

PROVIDENCE, R.I. " A worker at a Rhode Island hospital is earning praise for what he did with money that was literally laundered.Steven Ledo, a 19-year employee of The Miriam Hospital in Providence, was working the laundry...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

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